Image: The accidentally discovered galaxy Bedin I

Image: The accidentally discovered galaxy Bedin I
Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA, Bedin et al.; CC BY 4.0

This image, taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys shows a part the globular cluster NGC 6752.

Behind the bright stars of the cluster, a denser collection of faint stars is visible—a previously unknown dwarf . This galaxy, nicknamed Bedin 1, is about 30 million light-years from Earth.


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Feb 01, 2019
There are more stars and galaxies than people who have ever lived. We each need one named after us personally

Feb 03, 2019
What means to you if a star has your name 2 billion years away? You will be unable first of all to spot it.

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